Italian Japanese - Two Islands
Italian Japanese - Two Islands by wearesolidgold
Italian Japanese's website
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The Parson Red Heads - Burning Up The Sky
We heard about Portland band (yes, another one) The Parson Red Heads thanks to a blog post from Blitzen Trapper, which should give some indication of their sound. 'Burning Up The Sky' is the opening track from their album 'Yearling' which was released in the summer and is a rather nice piece of upbeat American folk-rock. It's yours for free.
Parson Red Heads - Yearling - Burning Up The Sky by PressWolfPR
The Parson Red Heads' website
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Elvis Depressedly - Crazier With You
In other tips from other bands news - thanks to the brilliant TV Girl for posting a link to this superb free EP from LA artist Elvis Depressedly on their facebook page. He creates quite beautiful lo-fi pop akin to a ragged, pocket Spiritualized. Head over to bandcamp to get the whole EP or stream the gorgeously messed up track 'Crazier With You' below.
Elvis Depressedly's website
White Car - Now We Continue
Chicagoan duo White Car would like to make it clear that they are not a rock band. Let's call them funky, industrial new wave then. They're about to follow up their debut EP with a first album entitled 'Everyday Grace'. As a sample of the delights they have in store you can grab new track 'Now We Continue' by clicking the arrow below.
White Car - Now We Continue by Hippos In Tanks
White Car's website
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Lower Dens - Brains
Baltimore quartet Lower Dens are also prepping a new album which is set for a release at the end of April and they're letting us have first single 'Brains' as a free download. Word is that the record will be more ambitious than their debut and this track gives a Krautrock feel to a decent dreampop influenced track and is more than enough to whet the appetite.
Lower Dens - "Brains" by Some Kind of Awesome
Lower Dens' website
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